What It Takes to Break Up with Sugar

Sweet, sweet sugar. The essence of every dessert. The delectable treat of every holiday, major and minor life event. It is the sweet comfort of tears and broken hearts too! Yes, sugar is both celebrator and comforter cornerstone ever present. How then can we even imagine a life without it? Is it even possible toContinue reading “What It Takes to Break Up with Sugar”

Why We Eat Fake Food

In true dramatic movie fashion, my image of fake food takes place in a desolate place that has long been vacated. I search the cabinets, drawers and places people normally kept food, when life was normal. Finding this small left behind package of some cardboard looking flat thing that is colorless and odorless is myContinue reading “Why We Eat Fake Food”

Caving to Cravings

Cravings are a strange thing. Other than a uncomfortable point in pregnancy, who would otherwise ever eat pickles and ice cream together? There’s no explanation for this other than pregnancy hormones right? Cravings go so much deeper than a common want by creating this unsatiable need that can seem so illogical. We cannot explain whyContinue reading “Caving to Cravings”

All the Lies You are Told about Your Weight

This was a serious question I was scolding myself over as I stood in front of the mirror fresh from the shower. In this moment, I was once again beating myself up for not losing any weight that week as I mentally went through what I had eaten. Seriously, did I need seconds the otherContinue reading “All the Lies You are Told about Your Weight”

The Key to Understanding Frustration

I get frustrated a lot it seems, particularly around when things take too long or I can’t seem to get something done. Any pleasure I had in the process is done and I’m ready for the work of it all to be over. My frustration also seems to turn to anger sometimes too. It’s whereContinue reading “The Key to Understanding Frustration”